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New Mexico Campground Reviews

Here you will find reviews of campgrounds in which we have stayed in the state of New Mexico.

For details on how we choose a campground and our review criteria, go to our Main Campground Reviews page.

The reviews you find here will be from most recent to oldest since the older the review, the less relevant it may be. The "Overall Rating" is on a scale of 1 - 10 with 10 being the best.

Also, you will notice that each listing shows a corresponding "Journal Site" number. This refers to when our stay occurred in our journey and the number on the Map Of Our Travels on our daily Journal. By going to our Journal for the dates indicated in the review, you may be able to find out more about the campground and the area.


Direct Links To New Mexico Reviews Below

Low Hi RV Park  Deming NM

Carlsbad RV and Campground  Carlsbad, NM

Boot Hill RV Resort Alamorgordo, NM

Balloon Fiesta Park Albuquerque, NM

Enchanted Trails RV Park  Albuquerque, NM

 


 

Journal Site 8: LoW Hi RV Park - Deming, NM - Overall Rating: 3

Dates: April 23, 2009 - April 24, 2009
Location: Four miles south of Deming, NM.
Our Site: 59
GPS Coordinates: 32.98405N, 105.9833W
Reason Selected: Intermediate stop on way from Carlsbad to Tucson.  Jumpoff to Gila Cliff Dwellings NM
Guidebooks: Passport America
Big Rig Friendly: Yes. Most sites are pull-thru.
Hook-ups: Over 60 sites with full hook-ups and 50 or 30 amp electric;  Doondock area also.
Laundry: Yes.  Washers, dryers,
Price & Discounts: $28 for full hook-ups; Takes Passport America.
Other Factors: No problem with satellite; No WIFI.
OVERALL RATING: 3 (out of ten)
 Big flat packed dirt and gravel lot.  No trees.  Not esthetic but it was comfortable. Four mile from freeway -quiet.

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Journal Site 7: Carlsbad RV and Campground - Carlsbad, NM - Overall Rating: 3

Dates: April 22, 2009
Location: South of Carlsbad on US 62.
Our Site: C 11
GPS Coordinates: 32.98405N, 105.9833W
Reason Selected: Easy access.  Good stopping place in Carlsbad.  Entrance to caverns 15 miles.
Guidebooks: Passport America
Big Rig Friendly: Yes. Most sites are pull-thru.
Hook-ups: Over 100 sites with full hook-ups and 50 or 30 amp electric;
Laundry: Yes.  Washers, dryers,
Price & Discounts: $34 for full hook-ups; Takes Passport America.
Other Factors: No problem with satellite; Free WIFI. Nice store and office.  Very nice staff.
OVERALL RATING: 3 (out of ten)
Nice park.   Big flat packed dirt and gravel lot.  Some trees.  Not esthetic but it was comfortable. Indoor pool and several other amenities.

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Journal Site 6: Boot Hill RV Resort - Alamogordo, NM - Overall Rating: 7.5

Dates: April 21, 2009
Location: North of Alamogordo on  US 54.
Our Site: 301
GPS Coordinates: 32.98405N, 105.9833W
Reason Selected: Easy access.  Good stopping place on way to Carlsbad.  Close to White Sands.
Guidebooks: Passport America
Big Rig Friendly: Yes. Most sites are pull-thru.
Hook-ups: Over 50 sites with full hook-ups and 50 amp electric;
Laundry: Yes.  Washers, dryers,
Price & Discounts: $29 for full hook-ups; Takes Passport America.
Other Factors: No problem with satellite; Free WIFI. Nice store and office.  Very nice owners and staff. OVERALL RATING: 7.5 (out of ten)
Nice park.   Big flat packed dirt and gravel lot.  No trees.  Not esthetic but it was comfortable and fresh and great staff.

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Journal Site 5: Balloon Fiesta Park - Albuquerque, NM - Overall Rating: 2

Dates: April 15, 2009 - April 20, 2009
Location: North of Albuquerque. Alameda exit, go west, then North on San Mateo. 
Our Site: Lot 1, Row 8,  Space 97
GPS Coordinates: 35.199867N, 106.59442W
Reason Selected: Parking site for The Rally.  Just us and 2800 other RVs. Very large grass field that is site of massive balloon launches in October. 
Guidebooks: No factor.
Big Rig Friendly: Yes. Most sites are pull-thru when being parked.
Hook-ups: No
Laundry: No
Price & Discounts: Part of Rally reservation fee.
Other Factors: No problem with satellite;
OVERALL RATING: 1 (out of ten)
Just a big grassy area.  Most of the neighbors were nice though, as was most of the entertainment.

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Journal Site 4: Enchanted Trails RV Park - Albuquerque, NM - Overall Rating: 5

Dates: April 13, 2009 - April 14, 2009
Location: West of Albuquerque. Exit 149 from I40.  Frontage road on north side of freeway west for one mile just past Camping World.
Our Site: H3
GPS Coordinates: 35.04467N, 106.8104W
Reason Selected: Easy access.  Place to refresh, refuel, and dump prior to startting rally.
Setting: Desert setting. Very large crowded park.  Did not see any long term residents - all short term or overnighters.
Guidebooks: No factor.
Big Rig Friendly: Yes. Most sites are pull-thru.
Hook-ups: Over 100 sites with full hook-ups and 50 amp electric; Full hook-ups.
Laundry: Yes.  Washers, dryers, Iron press.  Lounge area for waiting for laundry, 
Price & Discounts: $29 for full hook-ups; Takes Passport America.
Other Factors: No problem with satellite; Free WIFI. Pool table, Club room, pool.
OVERALL RATING: 5 (out of ten)
Nice park.   Big flat packed dirt and gravel lot.  Few trees.  Not esthetic but it was comfortable and Camping World is next door.

 

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